“Seatwave announces exclusive ticketing partnership with MTV UK’s website, www.mtv.co.uk”
LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 9 March 2009 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest online fan-to-fan ticket exchange, today announced an exclusive ticketing partnership with MTV UK for their recently relaunched music and entertainment portal, www.mtv.co.uk. The deal underlines the Seatwave brand’s exceptional growth across the broad spectrum of live entertainment.
The exclusive, integrated ticketing partnership also signals MTV UK’s first e-commerce deal. Through the partnership the MTV UK audience will have access to tickets for all major events, including this summer’s hottest festivals, via Seatwave’s safe and secure marketplace.
The relaunched MTV website (www.mtv.co.uk) has been developed specifically to increase the site’s CRM and transactional functionality, combined with enhanced direct access to artist and show information through a new search engine optimised hub structure linked with increased trend forecasting and SEO.
Joe Cohen, CEO and Founder of Seatwave said: “We’re really excited to be working with such a dynamic and exciting brand. To be involved with MTV, with their strong music pedigree, is completely in line with our passion for live music. We’re delighted to be able to offer their fans a safe and secure ticket marketplace.”
Philip Bourchier O’Ferrall, Senior Vice President, Digital Media, MTV Networks UK & Ireland added: “We are incredibly proud of the new partnership with Seatwave. Music is at the core of the relaunch of our website and it is a natural fit that our audience – with their intense passion for music – can enjoy content about their favourite artists on our site and then click through to purchase tickets to live events.”
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“Seatwave announces exclusive ticketing partnership with Gaymers Camden Crawl 2009”
LONDON, ENG (Seatwave) 9 March 2009 – Seatwave, Europe’s largest online fan-to-fan ticket exchange, today announced another landmark ticketing partnership, continuing the brand’s exceptional growth across the broad spectrum of live entertainment.
The partnership will see Seatwave as the Official Fan-to-Fan Ticket Exchange for Gaymers Camden Crawl 2009, one of London’s iconic music festivals. The deal will mean fans, eager not to miss out, will be able to get hold of genuine tickets from other fans through Seatwave’s safe and secure marketplace. In addition, by working together, Seatwave and Gaymers Camden Crawl will also be giving fans the best possible experience by guaranteeing ticket pick-up at the event.
Joe Cohen, CEO and Founder of Seatwave said: “We’re delighted to be working in partnership with Camden Crawl, a live music trailblazer, to provide their fans with a safe and secure marketplace to buy and sell these hard-to-get tickets.”
Lisa Paulon, Gaymers Camden Crawl organiser, said: “We are pleased to be working in partnership with Seatwave in allowing our festival goers the opportunity to buy legitimate tickets from fellow music fans who have bought tickets, but are unable to attend the event. It is an invaluable and secure resource for those seeking to acquire hard to find tickets who were previously at risk of purchasing bootleg tickets for outrageously inflated prices.”
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